A voice and vision for clean, healthy and safe neighborhoods.

DWEJ envisions Detroit as the global model of a vibrant urban center where all thrive in environmental, economic and social health.

Since 1994, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) has been a voice for environmental justice in Michigan. We are dedicated to empowering urban residents to take a meaningful role in the decision-making processes that impact their communities. Learn how we help create neighborhoods where people can really live.

    DWEJ has launched several successful campaigns to improve the environmental health of Detroit communities. Learn how […]

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  • The Kendeda Foundation
  • Americana Foundation
  • Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Community Fnd of SE MI
  • ITC Holdings
  • Captain Planet Foundation
  • Green and Healthy Homes Initiative